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Review / Photos / Video | Southern Soul Assembly @ Thalia Hall 3/24/17

Words: Tim Kelly | Photos: MIchael Lepek | Video: Nunu ZomotSeveral hundred people got a real treat in Chicago at the fantastic Thalia Hall in the Pilsen area as Southern Soul Assembly performed an intimate two-hour show for the sold-out house.  Southern Soul Assembly is basically a supergroup of southern rock singer songwriting giants: &...

Photos / Recap | Big Sam's Funky Nation @ Martyrs' 3/17/17

By: Michael LepekNew Orleans may be a long way from the Emerald Isle, Martyrs' went the funk route with Big Sam's Funky Nation for their St. Patrick's Day celebration.Big Sam got his start as a member of The Dirty Dozen Brass Band.  With this band, Sam is always high energy with his...

On TV | Greenksy Bluegrass & Friends "After Midnight" @ Strings & Sol '16

On TV features a quick recap of some of the music we're playing at Tomorrow's Verse Headquarters.Who: Greensky Bluegrass with special guests The Infamous Stringdusters and Nicki BluhmWhat: Pickin' party on J.J. Cale's "After Midnight"When: December 12th, 2016You Need To Know: Strings & Sol is a jamgrass fans paradise --...

VIDEO | Robert Randolph Offers Old & New At Lincoln Hall 3/17/17

Sacred steel genius Robert Randolph, along with The Family Band dropped into Chicago's lovely Lincoln Hall on a St. Patrick's Day Friday.Eschewing the green for a sharp black shirt and red bowtie, he treated the crowd to some material from across his catalog.Nunu Zomot was on hand to capture these ...

Revivalists Cover Chuck Berry, AC/DC (With Bagpipes) At Concord [Setlist / Video]

 A post shared by The Revivalists (@therevivalists) on Mar 19, 2017 at 11:51am PDTThe Revivalists, riding high off a wave of radio support, stormed Chicago and made the absolute most of their St. Patrick's Day weekend appearance.The band paid tribute to the late Chuck Berry with his classic "Johnny B. Goode".But they also went...

Photos / Recap / Video | Los Lobos & Ryley Walker @ Tivoli Theatre 3/14/17

By: Heidi Peters PhotographyLos Lobos had already re-scheduled a pair of show in Downers Grove once (these were originally set for mid-February), so when guitarist David Hidalgo injured himself prior to their March dates... the show must go on.Luckily Dave Alvin of The Blasters has had enough history with the band to fill in...

On TV | Pink Floyd "Atom Heart Mother" Festival de St. Tropez 1970

On TV features a quick recap of some of the music we're playing at Tomorrow's Verse Headquarters.Who: Pink FloydWhat: A nearly 14 minute "Atom Heart Mother"When: August 8th, 1970You Need To Know: Filmed by a French TV channel, this clip will be featured on a new CD/DVD package available on March 24...

What's In A Winterlude? A Look At Four Wilco Shows In Chicago

Photos: Zach StoneAfter Wilco's summer stop in at Pritzker Pavillion. I had a good long thought about the bands pure Chicago-ness.There was plenty of Summer Lovin' from their hometown fans on that evening, but Wilco has traditionally funnelled its love of the city into a winter residency -- dubbed Winterlude -- and by Februrary...

Setlist + Video | Dawes @ Riviera Theatre 3/1/17

We've watched Dawes grow from perpetual opening band to not only headliners, but playing a two set theater show at the Riv.With albums packed full of great songs (the played at least three songs from five LPs), we couldn't be happier that they've gone this route.Here's the setlist from last week's show and...

VIDEO / SETLIST | JRAD Debuts Original Song "Keeping It Simple" at 100th Show

When Joe Russo's Almost Dead kicked off a six night Brooklyn Bowl residency with their 100th show, did you expect them to phone it in?Ha! As if that's even possible with this group.  After starting things off with a 100 beat "Beat It On Down The Line", their execellent first set ended with the...